- "It’s been all quiet on the Weeden front this off-season" (WFNY) - "You know who hasn’t had their name drug through the mud all that much this off-season? How about Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden?"
- "Mingo draws praise from offensive tackles Joeckel, Fluker at symposium" (Plain Dealer) - "Jacksonville's Luke Joeckel and San Diego's D.J. Fluker, two of the top offensive tackles in this year's draft, know firsthand just how difficult it is to hold off Browns rookie pass-rusher Barkevious Mingo."
- "The first meeting of new division rivals Barkevious Mingo and Jarvis Jones draws no blood or ire" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Mingo the magnificent?: The Browns’ offseason has been characterized by questionable acts by questionable characters. Desmond Bryant arrived in free agency a month after gaining Internet infamy with a slack-jawed mug shot following an arrest for criminal mischief."
- "Browns release Ausar Walcott" (AFC North Blog) - "Taking a cue from the New England Patriots, the Cleveland Browns announced they have released rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott, who was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted murder for allegedly punching a man outside a club in Northern New Jersey."
- "Aaron Hernandez void of emotions during arraignment on murder charges" (Yahoo! Sports) - "Aaron Hernandez stood with his hands cuffed in front of him, wearing a white, V-neck T-shirt and a look mostly devoid of emotion."
- "Cowboys DE Spencer likely on 1-year deal again" (AP) - "Dallas defensive end Anthony Spencer is likely to play a second straight season under a one-year contract after talks with the Cowboys failed to produce a long-term deal."
- "Should NFL Be Concerned About Recent Arrests?" (ESPN) - "Chris Mortensen discusses Browns rookie LB Ausar Walcott's arrest on attempted murder charges and whether the NFL should be concerned about the recent report that 28 players have been arrested since the Super Bowl."
- "A second man is being held in connection with Odin Lloyd murder case" (PFT) - "One of the other two men allegedly with Aaron Hernandez and Odin Lloyd at the time of Lloyd’s death possibly is in police custody."